Scheduled Events

Scheduled events allow you to trigger code blocks for execution at specific times according to rules you set. This feature helps coordinate your algorithm activities and perform analysis at regular intervals; while letting the trading engine take care of market holidays. The scheduling is set with two rules: the DateRules and TimeRules classes. The schedule […]

Desktop Charting with LEAN

With a few configuration changes you can get desktop charting in LEAN with a HTML5 interface very similar to the one you see in This gives you better visual feedback on your strategy and allows you to improve faster. This tutorial guides you through configuring a desktop charting environment with LEAN. Local charting (and […]

Collaborating in QuantConnect

Collaborating is a powerful feature of QuantConnect which allows up to 10 team members to work on a project at the same time. This can be useful when a team of specialists collaborates to build a great strategy. The project creator holds the master copy of the project and can add team members and control […]

Introducing The Co-Pilot: Your Coding Companion

We’re happy to announce the release of the Co-Pilot; a rich automated documentation generator built to give you relevant hints while you’re building your strategy. With deep API’s it is impossible to memorize all the methods available; and time consuming to constantly search the documentation. As a coding companion, the co-pilot can inspect the types […]

Using the QuantConnect Charting API

We’re pleased to announce the release of a new charting API which lets you create flexible, dynamic charts from your backtest. The charts stream to your browser as the backtest is running and can be configured in many different ways. It is a very simple API, allowing you to create custom charts with just 1 […]


Daily Data Updates, GIT Integration!

Thank you all those that have signed up and lent your support to QuantConnect. We are growing fast and appreciate your feedback. As a thank you, during July we’re giving away free 12 month licenses. If you’d like your free license just leave a request in the forums. Thanks to your feedback – we’re happy to […]


US Equities And FX Tick Data Ready!

After months of work, and lots of coffee we’re proud to announce for the first time ever, tick data, a coveted asset of the financial industry is available through QuantConnect. We have every single trade on 16,000 stocks going back to 1998, along with 11 major currency FX pairs since 2007. The IDE is faster […]


First New Data Set! Estimize Crowd Sentiment Data!

In our aim to provide you with the best quality, institutional level data we’re now working with to bring you crowd-sourced earnings estimate data. Each financial quarter companies publish their earnings per share (EPS) and revenue figures to investors. When a company performs worse than expected, often the share price can fall dramatically, and […]